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. >>> coming up, the ghost of george w. bush. chronic lies and deceptions of the bush administration in iraq have undermined the case for action in syria. don't you think? as one british member of parliament put it, the well has been poisoned. too many crying wolf out there. >>> also the obama/clinton alliance. bill clinton is making a big speech next week at his library pushing the affordable care act. who is the big dog trying to help? the current president or possible future one? >>> plus, segregation laws are a thing of the past. yeah. but we have often self-segregated ourselves into black neighborhoods and white neighborhoods. tonight, the challenges and culture shock for the african-american youngster when he leaves his neighborhood for college. >>> finally, let me finish with the usual suspects pushing this war in syria. and this is "hardball." the place for politics. i think farmers care more about the land than probably anyone else. we've had this farm for 30 years. we raise black and red angus cattle. we also produce natural gas. that's how we make our living and that's how we can
, thank you. >>> breaking news. in the morning a health scare for former president george w. bush. during his annual physical yesterday, doctors found a blockage in an artery. this morning, president bush had a stent to open that blockage. he is supposedly in good spirits and eager to return to a normal schedule. and we have home insurance. but if we made a claim, our rate would go up... [ whispering ] shhh. you did it right. you have allstate claim rate guard so your rates won't go up just because of a claim. [ whispering ] are we still in a dream? no, you're in an allstate commercial. so get allstate home insurance with claim rate guard... [ whispering ] goodnight. there are so many people in our bedroom. [ dennis ] talk to an allstate agent... [ doorbell rings ] ...and let the good life in. (announcer) flavors talk tthis delicious gent... are worth searching for. friskies. feed the senses. >>> alex rodriguez. >> chicago fans let alex rodriguez have it as he returned from the disabled list and made his 2013 season debut for the new york yankees the same day he got slapped with major lea
of george bush and dick cheney, yeah, he certainly had all the signals crossed of the fact that he was carrying out criminal regulations of the cia interrogators who kept us safe in the days after 9/11. this is such a confusing message. fueled with benjamin netanyahu. -- feud with benjamin netanyahu. goes part to the lawsuit of the middle east. killing top al qaeda leaders he has done a good job. again, he goes half way and then he undoes it and al qaeda is stronger now in many ways than it was on 9/11 because it's metastasized. >> laura: come on biden said al qaeda is disseminated. they are on the run. they are running towards us that's the problem. >> absolutely. >> laura: last night we had a former dhs and cia official chad suite on the show. he remarked it was unusual for the government and he wasn't very happy about it. unusual for the government to release so many specifics about the type of threat. now, people are pressing for info for sure. but he was worried that you cut off perhaps sources and other avenues of information when people suddenly okay, zawahiri knows that we
expect, it is a good life. sometimes the press can get first pets down. remember when george bush's dog let this reporter know just what he thought of that question. but one thing is constant. every u.s. president has had at least one pet. because when a person is a friend, he knows who he can count on. the first president practically had a zoo, yes, george washington was the proud owner of many stallions, even a parrot, in addition to several dogs. welcome, sunny, may you spread some cheer. we can hope. thank you for watching "nightline," as always, we're on line at abcnews.com. for all of us here at abc news, good night, america.
. sometimes the press can get first pets down. remember when george bush's dog let this reporter know just what he thought of that question. but one thing is constant. every u.s. president has had at least one pet. because when a person is a friend, he knows who he can count on. the first president practically had a zoo, yes, george washington was the proud owner of many stallions, even a parrot, in addition to several dogs. welcome, sunny, may you spread some cheer. we can hope. thank you for watching "nightline," as always, we're on line at abcnews.com. for all of us here at abc news, good night, america. >>> "nsider," the top trending stories you need to know -- >>> they yanked me out of the car. it was scary. >> dick van dyke afteromg! i ch death after his car burst into flames. dick's wife's video of the charred remains and we have the hero that pulled the 87-year-old out. >> i pulled him really hard. >>> moving on after this star's suicide. >>> then -- >> are you shooting finn's episode yet? >> cory's "glee" death scene and the new memoir. >> is lea holding up kay? >>> and a star aft
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of the message about terror. the pitch was not in a george bush style you need my steady hand on this site so we can continue and keep being protected. we are kind of done now. they are on the run. and it turns out that's not the case. people wanted to hear that message i think the press was happy to deliver that message. despite something like benghazi which was a pretty big attack on 9/11. now we are finding out we should have done more work on those embassies and secured them much better. >> what he also said and bernard you can chime in here. the president has said consistently that we can't keep now fighting this war on terror forever. the national defense university speech. now several weeks ago, you know, we can't fight this perpetual war. i kind of many have some, you know, empathy for that point of view. can't have a war machine that never ends. the fact is we do have real threats out there. to down play the threats, what looks like for political reasons last year, is really reprehensible. especially after what we saw with benghazi. >> i don't think down playing the threats at all. play
an answer to. >> george bush is weighing in. he admits this is a tough choice for president obama but he also adds he's been no fan of the syrian president assad. >> i can comment about this. the president's got a tough choice to make. if he decides to use our military, he'll have the greatest military ever. backing him up. >> what has syria been like for the u.s. in the eight years you served? the feeling they had in supporting the insurgency, there was no doubt about that, am i correct? >> i was not fan of mr. assad. he's an ally of iran. he's made mischief. >> made mischief and for a long time he felt toward america. >> and the president will have to make a tough decision. >> what about the rest of the world saying we're not too sure. we're going to wait for the u.n. you've been through that before. >> the president has to make a tough call. i know you're trying to rope me into the issues of the day. i refuse to be roped in. >> assad making mischief. another former president weighing in. jimmy carter says the u.s. should not take unilateral action against syria. in statement former pr
, attack, attack. george bush got reelected to a second term with a constant attack from the media and the democrats. in fact, many of the things the media won't report on barack obama, they would attack george bush for. he still managed to get reelected. conservative that's the they take the high road, once they have a critical issue, it resonates like the irs scandal, like obamacare. >> i'm actually heading to frank's vineyard. but it's just a pub down the street. >>> darling of the left richard dawkins facing friendly fire after criticizing islam. where's the outcry when christianity is attacked? we'll examine the double standard. >>> then it's war. as more and more restaurants ban kids. you know those little creatures? and more and more parents are fighting back. we hope you stay tuned for those reports. alert. the beach on your tv is much closer than it appears. seize the summer with up to 50% off hotels at travelocity. i'm gonna have to ask you to power down your little word game. i think your friends will understand. oh...no, it's actually my geico app...see? ...i just uh pa
. the president is going off on vacation but the last commander in chief, george w. bush, also took his share of r and r. at this point in george w. bush's presidency, mark knoller with cbs figured this out, george w. bush had spent 367 days at his ranch in texas or at his family's compound in kennebunkport, maine. that, of course, according to mark knoller who says also, that president obama, who doesn't own a vacation home or have a family compound, has only spent 92 days of his presidency on vacation and before he heads out of town he's going to make more news. the president will be holding a news conference at the white house at 3:00 p.m. and, you know, i just got to say, and i always go back, ed rendell, to a maureen dowd column talking about first ladies and who the great first ladies were and how pat nixon was great at making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches that would relax richard nixon and as maureen said and she wasn't being sarcastic or snippy at all, if that put the president's head in a better place, to make decisions regarding china or the economy or -- then that's exactly what th
, the former president george w. bush undergoes heart surgery for a blocked artery. were there warning signs? >> americans evacuated from yemen after deadly drone strikes on al qaeda militants, sparking growing concern about an al qaeda terror attack. i'll speak to the former director of the cia and nsa, general michael hayden. and bill clinton survived a sex scandal while he was in the white house. does he have any advice from the mayoral candidate anthony weiner? we'll hear from the former president of the united states. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >>> in the white house the former president was always very healthy. but today a constituent was placed in an artery after a routine exam revealed a blockage. it was performed, quote, successfully without complication and that he is in high spirits, eager to resume his normal schedule. tom forman joins us with the latest details. >> reporter: wolf, with all the other news breaking in washington today, this caught many people far off guard that the news that the former president had a heart health scare. ♪ ♪ >> reporter:
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news regarding our 43rd president, george w. bush is in good health and good condition tonight following heart surgery, angioplasty, the insertion of a stint into his heart to alleviate a dangerous blockage there. the former president's prognosis is reportedly good. he, of course, is it famously fit and fiphysically active. we, of course, wish mr. bush a full and speedy recovery. we wish all the best to his family. as we got that news today about that health development for him, coincidenceally one particular part of the legacy of the bush presidency loomed very large over today's news. and that story is next. d. a quarter million tweeters are tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. [ beeping ] ♪ [ male announcer ] we don't just certify our pre-owned vehicles. we inspect, analyze and r
they sit down, when a george w. bush sits down as a candidate for the first time with you, do you get a feeling -- have you had feelings once in a while where you're sitting there going i think he's the one who's going to make it all the way? did you have that feeling with -- >> i don't know if i can say who's going to make it all the way. there are some i don't think they're ever going to make it. i never quite got the rick perry thing. that one -- >> you never fell for that? >> no. it didn't -- i never got that sense of gravitas, you know. >> because all the pros, all the great political analysts thought oh, when rick perry gets in there look out, here he comes. >> no, i never thought that. it was just too narrow-minded for me. whether it was on gays or women's issues or whatever it might be. you know, people like bill clinton, like hillary clinton, you realize these are great minds at work and they go and they think through their answers. and sometimes they're very good at evading it. and you get the sense, okay, they're trying to evade me, okay, we'll move on because i'm not going
today. >>> there's genuinely good news regarding our 43rd president, george w. bush is in good health and good condition tonight following heart surgery, angioplasty, the insertion of a stint into his heart to alleviate a dangerous blockage there. the former president's prognosis is reportedly good. he, of course, is it famously fit and physically active. we, of course, wish mr. bush a full and speedy recovery. we wish all the best to his family. as we got that news today about that health development for him, coincidentally one particular part of the legacy of the bush presidency loomed very large over today's news. and that story is next. helicopthierhis hibuzzing, andk engine humming. sfx: birds chirping sfx: birds chirping but, dad, you've got... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. with accident forgiveness, they guarantee your rates won't go up just because of an accident. smart kid. [ voice of dennis ] indeed. are you in good hands? time to have new experiences with a familiar keyboard. to update our status without opening an app. to have all our messages in one place. to browse... an
follow george w. bush. sometimes the refusal to take a bold principled stand turns out to be the riskiest course of all. the president himself said we're getting hit from both sides, both supporters of morsi and supporters of the military coup, whatever we want to call it. and that there is -- being stuck in the middle does not seem to be serving us particularly well. >> i think there's a tendency to assume that the united states is the wizard behind the curtain that has the ability to control everything with just a few buttons here and there and a little bit of aid pulled here and more aid put there. i just don't think that is the case. i just don't think that's real. i think that we are in a bind in terms of what type of leverage we have here and obviously the overriding principle has been to allow some sort of democratic process to flourish but you don't get that when you have a quasi coup or when you have -- whatever the brotherhood is doing with respect to attacking christians there -- though these reports are unconfirmed. what are we supposed to do? we're not going to send troops th
. >> and there were some statements released. although i have to say, karen, probably the best one was george w. bush saying our country has come a long way since then, yet our journey of justice is not complete. just to the east of the lincoln memorial where he will speak, there on the national mall, our president, whose story reflects the promise of america will help us more the man who inspired millions to redeem that promise. george w. bush said that. >> he understood statesmanship. what was happening yesterday was an american moment. not a democratic or a republican moment. it was a very important moment in the history of this country to mark it. we know a lot of people who had been there in 1963 will never be there again. what a historic moment to see the people together celebrating progress and looking to the future, and to say, essentially by not showing up, it is not that important, as a moment in american history. >> well, i think they will have a harder time making the sale. karen finney and jonathan capehart, thank you for joining us. >>> coming up, what the fbi thought of the march on wa
that was invited had a scheduling conflict except former president george w. bush. the former president is recovering from a procedure to clear a blocked artery. so organizers invited his brother, former governor jeb bush, who also then declined. house speaker john boehner couldn't attend because he is on a 35-day bus tour for incumbent members. house republican majority member eric cantor declined because he was in north dakota touring agriculture businesses. john mccain also declined because he had public events in arizona. michael steele, the first black republican lieutenant governor of maryland and a national committee chair assessed the situation in the pages of "the washington post." he said it is part of a continuing narrative that the party finds itself in with these big deals from the minorities around the country and how they receive our response to them. in other words, you can't make the sale if you don't show up. joining me now, karen finney, and jonathan capehart. i would say it is a magical moment on the mall, in some ways, disheartening, no leadership from the republica
was then asked if he feels like this is an echo of the iraq war issue under president george w. bush. he says "in a way, yes. then, too, the americans and their allies asked for inspections. then, too, they said, forget it. we have enough evidence on our own to act. we are the world police." only last march" he says "the west was satisfied with inspections concerning the use of chemical weapons. why can't they wait again now? in one month when you have accurate tissue samples, we will know for sure exactly what kind of chemical weapons have been used and who possesses such weapons." he's ask eed of the difference between president obama on this issue and the lead-up to the iraq war. hans blix said president obama some time ago talked about international legality. i was heartened by that. i feel the politics of the moment are pushing him in a direction we've seen before in the united states." "if the aim is to stop the breach of international law and to keep the lid on others with chemical weapons, military action without first waiting for the u.n. inspector report is not the way to go about it."
it is a load of horse manure. and former president george w. bush is in the hospital but we have an update. [ male announcer ] research suggests cell health plays a key role throughout our lives. one a day men's 50+ is a complete multivitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. one a day men's 50+. it has 7 antioxidants to support cell health. a quarter million tweeters is beare tweeting. and 900 million dollars are changing hands online. that's why hp built a new kind of server. one that's 80% smaller. uses 89% less energy. and costs 77% less. it's called hp moonshot. and it's giving the internet the room it needs to grow. this&is gonna be big. hp moonshot. it's time to build a better enterprise. together. . >>> our second story, a manhunt in southern california. murder suspects james lee dimaggio is on the run. an amber alert has been issued for the two children you see here. 16-year-old hannah anderson and her 8-year-old brother ethan. authorities believe that they could be with dimaggio. now, those children's mother, christina an
george w. bush had surgery today after doctors found a blockage in an artery in his heart. that's according to the former president's spokesman, he says doctors discovered the blockage during a routine physical exam yesterday and today they inserted a stint. a piece of wire measure to mesh to keep the arteries open. spokesman says bush 43 should be out of the hospital tomorrow and back to his normal schedule by thursday. doctors tell us the former president has no history of heart trouble and by all accounts he is in excellent shape. few months ago he led his annual bike ride with wounded veterans covering more than 60 miles in three days. trace gallagher is live for us now. what do we know about who performed this stint and what's to come? >> well, it was quickly performed because we spoke to a cardiologist today shep that says couple things going on here one the president likely showed up to his annual exam and there was significant blockage in one his arteries and they felt it needed to be addressed right await a minute they also point out he is the former president and very
country the case had to be made all the way up to condoleezza rice. and then that had to go up to george bush who had to approve it as the president has to approve the rendition. the only way costelli could get approval is if silt vee yo berlusconi was on board of with it, and the head of the cia was on board with it. the italians had to be the law enforcement group on the ground to arrest. >> they had to be the ones to grab him? >> they had to be the ones to arrest him, and then turn him over to the americans. that's the we it was supposed to function. the italian intelligence decided they were not going to be part of this. and silvio burr leerlusconi sai absolutely not. they didn't have the authority to do this for berlusconi. they were not allowed to be involved in renditions. and finally, they also discovered a few weeks later, that the italian law enforcement had omar under surveillance for two years. and they could not disrupt -- >> they picked up because -- >> they were not allowed by law to disrupt that investigation. >> if jeffrey costelli was the architect of this whole plan, h
speech saying that george bush was the big bully and i was going to turn the page and it was going to be hope, love and rainbows for the whole world. that wasn't me campaigning. we have a president of the united states that came in under a big promise of bolstering u.s.' image around the world and our approval around the world is going down not going up. and the place place is in chaos over the president to say it's complicated. it's a weak response it shows his response is nonsensical. >> what's the response. >> lindsey graham and john mccain is right for us to send $1.3 billion over there when they are using that money to kill people in the streets, that probably isn't such a good thing to keep doing. that's one idea but, you know, i'm not president. >> well, but if you take that money away and destabilize the military over there, we're talking about a massive country on the border with israel. ask the israelis what they think about us continuing to support the military. >> laura: you mean, it's difficult but that's why is he president. up next, why has president obama continued
, and george bush. and from this guy. >> president, mr. reverend billy graham. >> mr. president, i think this is your finest hour. >> that is nice of you, billy. >> really, i wanted to -- reach you through the screen and hug you. i thought you were just great. and everybody i talked to feels the same way. >> you know they all continue to flash away. >> well, you know ruth, she thinks it is all a communist plot, left wing -- everything else. >> it is, it is. it is. >> i felt like slashing their throats. but anyway, god be with you? >> but anyway, i had homicidal feelings about cbs news, but god be with you. richard nixon, god be with you. the great thing is that is not the best piece of lost tape in politics that just turned up in today's news. there is something better. and we just got it. and it is amazing and it is from texas. and it really is next. humans. even when we cross our "ts" and dot our "i's", we still run into problems. that's why liberty mutual insurance offers accident forgiveness with our auto policies. if you qualify, your rates won't go up due to your first accident. be
placed third. he came in third. behind george bush and bob dole. pat robertson won four states in the primary, alaska, hawaii, washington. he won a total of 9 million votes. and here is today's episode of stuff pat robertson says. >> san francisco, the gay community. they want to get people, so if they got the stuff they will have a ring, you shake hands. and the ring has a little thing where you cut your finger. >> really? >> yeah, really, it is that kind of vicious stuff which would be the same as murder. >> that psychopath got a million republican votes for president of the united states. the rewrite is next. find out with venus embrace. every five-bladed stroke gives you 360 degrees of smooth. for goddess skin you can feel and feel. only from venus embrace. for goddess skin you can feel and feel. i tthan probablycare moreanyone else.and we've had this farm for 30 years. we raise black and red angus cattle. we also produce natural gas. that's how we make our living and that's how we can pass the land and water back to future generations. people should make up their own mind
presidential primary campaign, pat robertson placed third. he came in third. behind george bush and bob dole. pat robertson won four states in the primary, alaska, hawaii, washington. he won a total of 9 million votes. and here is today's episode of stuff pat robertson says. >> san francisco, the gay community. they want to get people, so if they got the stuff they will have a ring, you shake hands. and the ring has a little thing where you cut your finger. >> really? >> yeah, really, it is that kind of vicious stuff which would be the same as murder. >> that psychopath got a million republican votes for president of the united states. the rewrite is next. y check when i'd be sitting there with my friends who had their verizon phones and i'd be sitting there like "mine's still loading!" i couldn't get email. i couldn't stream movies. i couldn't upload any of our music. that's when i decided to switch. now that i'm on verizon, everything moves fast. with verizon, i have that reliability. i'm completely happy with verizon. verizon's 4g lte is the most reliable and in more places than any other
. >> thank you, jim. in a rare interview this morning, former president george w. bush talked about the enormity of the situation currently going on at the white house. as the president weighs whether to take military action in syria. >> the president's got a tough choice to make. if he decides to use our military, he'll have the greatest military ever backing him up. putting our military into harm's way is the toughest decision a president will make. >> here to give us insight into that difficult decision is the former u.s. ambassador to morocco and former middle east adviser mark ginsburg. what i want to talk to you about is the careful line administrations have to tow when dealing with whether or not it's a declaration or war or just military action. we've seen several examples in the recent past including the 1983 invasion of grenada, the bombing of libya in 1986, invasion of panama in '98, et cetera. i think it's important for our viewers to really understand the best way to describe in the clearest sense the difference between using military force and a declaration of war. >>
food and snacks. >>> to politics now. former president george w. bush addressed his recent health and surgery a short time ago. take a listen. >> i had a stent placed into my ladr artery and i'm feeling pretty good. i wish i was a teenager so i could be out on my mountain bike today, but i'm slowly, slowly recovering. >> san diego mayor will step down today following numerous allegations of sexual harassment. a special election for his replacement is set for september 19th. >>> the justice department announced it will not challenge laws that legalize marijuana in washington and colorado. the policy could encourage other states to consider similar laws. for the first time california firefighters are using a drone to help fight the rim fire. drones are also being put to use in other creative ways. look at this music video by phoenix. intermediate with, yep, they used a drone. ♪ (announcer) scottrade knows our clients trade and invest their own way. with scottrade's smart text, i can quickly understand my charts, and spend more time trading. their quick trade bar lets my account fo
. >>> former president george w. bush is expected to go home today after doctors successfully implanted a stent tuesday to open up a blocked artery in his heart. a stent is essentially scaffolding placed in an artery that is narrowed by cholesterol plaque. it restores blood throw and prevents a heart attack. the news caught many off guard because bush is known for maintaining a rigorous exercise regimen. >>> stark admission from the accused ft. hood shooter on the first dave his trial. acting as his own attorney, the evidence will clearly show that he is the shooter. but he says the evidence would not tell entire story. prosecutors say the army psychiatrist carefully planned his attack on fellow troops and spared civilians. he's accused of killing 13 soldiers and wounding 32 others in 2009. >>> the son of r&b singer usher is in intensive care following a freak descend in a swimming pool. atlanta police say the 5-year-old's arm got stuck in a drain at the bottom of the pool. once the boy was pulled from the water, he was kiven cpr by a contractor working in the home. he was conscious and alert
george w. bush recovering from heart surgery this morning. he had a stent put in after doctors found a blocked artery during a physical on monday. as you can see there, and as you may well known, he was determined the fittest of any president in office earning a superior health rating with low blood pressure and low cholesterol. he often went jogging, biking, lift weights. he has no previous heart trouble and is expected to resume his lifestyle and return home later today. >>> we have new details on the july 22nd southwest airlines landing that injured nine passengers. in an e-mail released yesterday, the national transportation safety board says it has not found any evidence of mechanical failure on the plane. now the ntsb investigation is focusing on a command switch during the final approach. just moments before the plane's nose slammed into the runway, the captain reportedly took controls from the first officer, like within 500 feet of landing. in reason was given for the switch. we're told also it's the first time the two had flown together. >>> in arizona, before he hit the lat
for presidents george w. bush and former senior adviser for the 2008 mccain presidential campaign, nicolle wallace. we have the chairman of deutsch incorporated. >> what's with the glasses? >> they're new. >> vanity glasses. >> are they? >> can i see them, please? >> i have -- >> are they real? >> willie and i like to go up and down madison avenue on saturdays and we saw this -- >> put them on and find out they are not real. let's see.
's been used by the regan administration, by george h.w bush, by the clinton administration. they almost never work and are almost counter protective. you rattle the cage of what is already a caged animal, angry animal and wind up with more terrorism and action on the ground. i think another point that he made that is very important is that bashar al-assad probably feels he's in control. i don't think we can dismuss the possibility he carried out this chemical attack not in spite of the american warnings but because of the american warnings knowing the response would be very limited and that by his terms, the american image would be one of inadequate si. >> it's impossible to escape the spector of i rock. >> everybody is looking at it through the lens of iraq or the -- russia looks through it. >> the shadow hangs over this but i think everybody overused iraq. there is more president. president obama could opt for and a good conclusion. look at kosovo in 1999 waged by a dove. i mean, bill clinton has never been viewed as a warrior. they went, we bombed for 78 days and destroyed the war ma
, by george h.w. bush, by the clinton administration. they almost never work and they're almost always counterproductive. you wind up rattling the cage of what's already an angry animal, and you wind up with more terrorism and more action on the ground. the other point that fouad made that's very important is that bashar al assad probably feels he's in patrol of the situation. i don't think we can dismiss the possibility that he carried out these attacks because of the american warnings, knowing the response would be limited and by his terms the american image would be one of inadequacy. >> you look at that vote in england and the way everybody is looking at syria, it's impossible to escape the specter of iraq. everybody seems to be looking at this through the lens of iraq. >> you're exactly right. the shadow of iraq hangs over this. but everybody has overused iraq. i'll give you one precedent which barack obama would opt for, and in a way it would see us to a proper conclusion, a good conclusion. look at kosovo in 1999. it was waged by a dove. bill clinton has never been viewed as a w
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? >> the comparison i was thinking about, a few years into the george w. bush administration, democrats and other like-minded people founded the american -- a place to incubate ideas. what are the republicans doing besides giving speeches and writing books? >> olivier, why aren't they coming forward with plans. >> first of all, i think this is the advice of the man who won the speakership when the republicans had the contract with america, and a person who lost the speakership in '98, when the republicans were -- so i think the personal background here is very important. republicans will tell you they have proposes throughout the debate, they get very testy when they say you're talking about death panels, but that has lagged a bit recently. the party especially in the house has moved more to a repeal without the replace. >> of course this has been let here and there. forget the senate, that republicans and the house are behind? >> one imbe onic bill, and slightly controversial stuff, but it's not clear that that has a future, either. >> carly, tracy and olivier, thank you so much. >>> remember cnn's "
a documentary about george herbert bush -- >> did one about nixon not long ago. >> richard nixon is not up for election, as you know. from a guy who has watched a lot of these debates, i believe if you had mark levin and sean hannity and rush limbaugh asking the questions, they would ask tougher questions from a perspective that would be of an interesting to primary voters. >> i'm biased. i'm cnn and i would love to host a debate. thank you very much. we'll let you have the last word and we'll have you all back soon. >> coming up next, she says her life was turned upside down and her reputation ruined after she says her name was leaked by the government. plus forget puffy gowns. try docock. fighting that's how apparently one princess gets down. ng lots d lots of things. let's get your business rolling now, everybody sing. ♪ norfolk southern what's your function? ♪ ♪ helping this big country move ahead as one ♪ ♪ norfolk southern how's that function? ♪ we do? i took the trash out. i know. and thank you so much for that. i think we should get a medicare supplement insurance plan.
. but later president george h.w. bush sent his national security adviser to reopen those. egypt is to important to abandon totally as well. we need to send the signal now and later, when you get back on some kind of track that does promise some sort of inclusion, and you can somehow put some distance between the horrors that have just happened and tomorrow, susan rice can go and open that back up again. >> but that's not for today? >> delaying that move is pree t preempting that ability to get u.s. relations back on track. >> i want to go broader beyond egypt. what does this say, if anything, what does this say about the u.s.' influence in the region, in the world, that this set of circumstances that have happened since morsi was ousted? >> the real issue is what it does with not only members of the muslim brotherhood across the region but political islam in general. the rise of islam is the changing factor in the middle east dynamic. i suspect this could have very triggering and worrisome effects in tunisia. we've seen ongoing instabilities in libya. when you look at syria and
ronald reagan. so i guess it's the reagan fault. and it was expanded under president george w. bush. so i guess it's a bush phone too. the same program also helps provide internet access to rural areas and to schools and libraries. it's not funded by taxpayers at all. it's paid for by fees included in most phone bills. another republican fake scandal bites the dust. >>> finally tonight, i want to pay tribute to civil rights lawyer julius chambers, who died on friday. mr. chambers was a brilliant legal mind and an unsung hero in the fight for equality in education. 1971, his victory in a crucial supreme court case led to the full integration of the school system in charlotte, north carolina. mr. chambers' activism brought danger. his home and car were bombed. his law office and his father's store were burned down, but he never gave up. he argued eight cases on discrimination before the supreme court. he won every one of them. mr. chambers was 76 years old. we want to answer your questions. e-mail me, askrev@msnbc.com. remember are, friend or foe, i want to know. thanks for watching. i'm al
was hit harder than at any time since pearl harbor. but without blaming george w. bush for failing to act sufficiently to that warning an of august 6th
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